Tag Archives: California

A Dinner at St. John’s

Periodically, I get to accommodate my Bride to social functions for her business.  Some of the meetings are tied in with sessions held at resorts in different parts of the state, to make it fair to members, as the membership … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving 2021

If it is the time of the year, that all the Christmas cards and newsletters have gone to the Post Office to be mailed, the gifts for the out-of-towners have been posted and all the local gifts have been wrapped … Continue reading

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November 2021 Wine Club Selections

Each month I always look forward to the choices from The Fine Wine Source in Livonia, Michigan.  A class act operation, where I and every other patron knows that he won’t have to wade through the wines offered at gas … Continue reading

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I Like Old Wines

Years ago, when I was first teaching myself about wines, there was one lesson that I could not learn.  The lesson was, how to sate my curiosity about older wines.  When I think back about all the wines that I … Continue reading

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“Let’s Go to John’s Store”

“Let’s go to John’s store” was the rallying cry, Ms. Yoga was calling out.  Now in the old days, that meant that they wanted to go to the store where I was the manager, so they could get some quality … Continue reading

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Dinner at Hyde Park

With Ms. Yoga in attendance, my Bride and I celebrated our wedding anniversary.  It was rather convoluted as we were trying to figure out where to dine.  Ms. Yoga was also going to meet one of her brothers where ever … Continue reading

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Having Some Wine in a Department Store

Ms. Yoga was in town for a few days and like a Swirling Dervish, all things came to a halt, so that we could have some fun and a change of pace.  There will be a few stories and of … Continue reading

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A Reception at Planterra

It was time for another wedding and a symbol that people could get back together.  We had to survive a period in history, where weddings were outlawed, just like going to a restaurant like the French Laundry and dining indoors.  … Continue reading

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Wine Club October 2021

I had to get to my local wine shop, The Fine Wine Source of Livonia, to pick up the new wine club selections.  Actually, I think this is the first time that I went on the same day, that I … Continue reading

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R + R Howell Mountain and a Zin

It was getting quite animated at The Fine Wine Source with Roger Louer representing and pouring his Roberts + Rogers wines.  I am sure that he was looking forward to his trip back to California, as he was being entertained … Continue reading

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